At Play: Long Ago and Today

At Play: Long Ago and Today

by Lynnette Brent Maddox

Hardcover(Library Binding)

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Do you know what it is like to play only with toys you made yourself? Can you imagine going to see movies that had no sound? How is playtime different today than it was for children one hundred years ago? This book is an introduction to how children's and adults’ leisure activities have changed in the past one hundred years, discussing how people play and relax at different times of the year, on special occasions, and on vacation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781403445322
Publisher: Heinemann
Publication date: 07/01/2003
Series: Times Change Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 0.00(w) x 10.63(h) x 0.32(d)
Age Range: 6 - 8 Years

About the Author

Lynnette Brent started her career as a classroom teacher, and she still strives to make a difference in the lives of learners. Lynnette has worked in a school setting as both a middle school teacher and a provider of professional development in grades K-12. She is the author of numerous trade publications for students, linking her passions of science and literacy; and she is the author of two professional resources with Scholastic and Heinemann firstHand. A featured speaker at NCTE, IRA, and the National Middle School Association, Lynnette's passion is working with educators to implement strong best practices in ways that engage both students and teachers.

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